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2000 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
2000 record7–4 (5–3 A-10)
Head coachMark Whipple (3rd season)
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →

Template:2000 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings The 2000 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2000 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mark Whipple and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The 2000 Minutemen failed to reach the postseason for the first time since 1997. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–4 overall and 5–3 in conference play.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
August 317:00 p.m.William & MaryNo. 4W 36–1610,176
September 161:00 p.m.at RichmondNo. 3L 24–3110,200
September 231:00 p.m.[[{{{school}}}|New Haven]]*No. 11
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 39–299,122
September 306:00 p.m.Hofstra*No. 11
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 36–5110,143
October 712:30 p.m.at NortheasternNo. 19W 21–164,184
October 141:00 p.m.MaineNo. 16
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 33–1012,136
October 211:00 p.m.[[{{{school}}}|American International]]*No. 15
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 21–010,627
October 2812:00 p.m.at New HampshireNo. 14L 16–246,349
November 412:00 p.m.VillanovadaggerNo. 22
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 38–179,124
November 1112:00 p.m.DelawareNo. 21
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 19–318,680
November 1812:00 p.m.at Rhode IslandW 29–213,876
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from [[2000 NCAA Division I-A football rankings#the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll|the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll]] released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

RosterEdit

2000 UMass Minutemen football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 15 Bross, EricEric Bross Jr
WR 81 King, SteveSteve King So
WR 84 Kinsey, AdonisAdonis Kinsey So
G 68 Lauback, TylerTyler Lauback Sr
WR 22 Ley, SteveSteve Ley Sr
TB 27 Lockman, TroyTroy Lockman Sr
RB 46 Long, NateNate Long Fr
QB 11 Lucero, RichardRichard Lucero Jr
TB 5 Shipp, MarcelMarcel Shipp Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 69 Acosta, AndresAndres Acosta Fr
DL 97 Alfred, PierrePierre Alfred Jr
LB 19 Ancle, LeronLeron Ancle Fr
LB 50 Ayi, KoleKole Ayi Sr
DE 83 Brower, ValdamarValdamar Brower Fr
LB 35 Buckley, BryanBryan Buckley Fr
LB 59 Cabrelli, LarryLarry Cabrelli Fr
LB 10 Cain, JeremyJeremy Cain Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2001-04-17

ReferencesEdit

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